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    World leaders turned a cautious eye to North Korea after the communist state admitted .... a secret nuclear weapons program.

    A) to have

    B) having

    C) to having

    D) to have had

    E) to be having

    would you please be so kind as to explain the difference between B and C, if there is any?


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    Re: vocabulary

    Quote Originally Posted by dilekdemir89 View Post
    World leaders turned a cautious eye to North Korea after the communist state admitted .... a secret nuclear weapons program.
    A) to have
    B) having
    C) to having
    D) to have had
    E) to be having
    would you please be so kind as to explain the difference between B and C, if there is any?
    Only B


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    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    Only B
    what about C?

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    Re: vocabulary

    Quote Originally Posted by dilekdemir89 View Post
    World leaders turned a cautious eye to North Korea after the communist state admitted .... a secret nuclear weapons program.

    A) to have

    B) having

    C) to having

    D) to have had

    E) to be having

    would you please be so kind as to explain the difference between B and C, if there is any?
    B and C are both correct and have to same meaning. Both forms are common.

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    You could use B & C in British English too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You could use B & C in British English too.
    There's a lot of agreement in the room, Ladies and Gentlemen.

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    Re: vocabulary

    Today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Today.


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    Thanks a lot, dear Tdol and MikeNewYork :)

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    Thanks a lot, dear Tdol and MikeNewYork :)
    You're welcome.

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